Wednesday, August 27, 2014

nSPIRED Natural Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Retail Lots Of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, Maranatha® Almond Butters And Peanut Butters And Specific Private Label Nut Butters Because Of Possible Health Risk

CORRECTED* THIS RELEASE CORRECTS THE EARLIER VERSION WHICH CONTAINED AN INCORRECT UPC

nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Products were distributed across the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and Dominican Republic. The products also were available for purchase on the internet.

Visit the FDA website for a list of the corrected UPC codes and "Best By" dates included in this recall.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company Announces Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall Of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce Recall Due to Package Mislabeling

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, a business unit of Nestlé USA, is initiating the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce because it may contain undeclared shrimp.

A small quantity of LEAN CUISINE Culinary Collection Shrimp Alfredo was inadvertently placed into packaging for LEAN CUISINE Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce.

he affected product was distributed to retail customers in Washington State, California, Louisiana and Texas, and can be found in the frozen food aisle.

For complete information, including the UPC code, regarding this recall, visit the FDA website.



California Firm Recalls Chicken Caesar Salad Kits For Possible Listeria Contamination

APPA Fine Foods, a Corona, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination.

The salad kits were shipped nationwide to one bulk warehouse chain for retail sale in its in-store cafés. [APPA Fine Foods produced the kits used by the bulk warehouse chain.] The following products are subject to recall:

  • 11oz. clear plastic containers and 6.5-lb. boxes labeled, “APPA Fine Foods/Sam’s Club Daily Chef CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD KIT” with use by dates of 8/14/14, 8/21/14, 8/27/14, 9/1/14, 9/3/14 or 9/17/14. The kits were produced on July 4, July 11, July 14, July 18, July 21, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8, 2014.
For a list of Case codes and Establishment numbers regarding this recall, visit the FSIS website.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

nSPIRED Natural Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Retail Lots Of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, Maranatha® Almond Butters And Peanut Butters And Specific Private Label Nut Butters Because Of Possible Health Risk

nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Products were distributed across the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and Dominican Republic. The products also were available for purchase on the internet.

Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes and Best By dates regarding this recall.

The following products are being recalled:

  • Arrowhead Mills Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter 16 oz.
  • Arrowhead Mills Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Roasted Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz
  • MaraNatha Roasted Crunchy Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Roasted Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Roasted Crunchy Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Raw Crunchy Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Raw Creamy Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Raw Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha No Stir Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic No Stir Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic No Stir Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Raw Almond Butter 8 oz.
  • *MaraNatha Roasted Creamy Almond Butter 26 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 26 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 26 oz.
  • MaraNatha No Stir Creamy Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • MaraNatha No Stir Crunchy Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • MaraNatha Organic No Stir Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz
  • MaraNatha Organic No Stir Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 16 oz.
  • MaraNatha No Stir Creamy Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • MaraNatha No Stir Crunchy Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • MaraNatha Creamy Maple Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • MaraNatha Creamy Roasted Almond Butter 340 grams
  • MaraNatha Creamy Raw Almond Butter 340 grams
  • MaraNatha Organic Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 500 grams
  • MaraNatha Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 500 grams
  • MaraNatha No Stir Creamy Peanut Butter with Salt 500 grams
  • MaraNatha No Stir Crunchy Peanut Butter with Salt 500 grams
  • MaraNatha Creamy Almond Butter No Salt 340 grams
  • MaraNatha Crunchy Almond Butter No Salt 340 grams
  • MaraNatha Creamy Almond Butter 737 grams
  • Kroger No Stir Creamy Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • Safeway Open Nature Almond Butter 12 oz.
  • Trader Joe's Crunchy Raw Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • Trader Joe's Creamy Raw Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • Whole Foods 365 Creamy Roasted Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • Whole Foods 365 Crunchy Roasted Almond Butter 16 oz.
  • Whole Foods 365 Organic Creamy Roasted Almond Butter 16 oz.



Voluntary Recall Notice of McCormick Ground Oregano Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products.

STATES SHIPPED TO: AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, and many other states.

For a list of UPC numbers, Item numbers and Shipping dates, visit the FDA website for complete information.



Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Nugget Product Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Perdue, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

The following product is subject to recall:
  • 8-oz. box of “APPLEGATE naturals CHICKEN NUGGETS” with the “BEST BEFORE” date of “02/05/15”.
The products were shipped to retail outlets nationwide. For complete information regarding this recall, visit the FSIS website.


Thursday, August 7, 2014

New York Firm Recalls Sausage Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Zemco Industries Inc., a Buffalo, NY, establishment, is recalling approximately 106,800 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen that is not declared on the label of the product.

The product subject to recall includes:
  • 2.5 lb. packages of “CAVANAUGH SMOKED SAUSAGE”
The products were produced on June 11, 2014; June 13, 2014; June 19, 2014; July 10, 2014; July 19, 2014; and Aug. 1, 2014. The recalled product has Use By dates of Sept. 9, 2014; Sept. 11, 2014; Sept. 17, 2014; Oct. 8, 2014; Oct. 17, 2014; and Oct. 30, 2014.
 
The product was sent to distribution centers for resale as well as retail establishments nationwide.

For a list of "ESTABLISHMENT" numbers, visit the FSIS website.


Seoul Shik Poom Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs in Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar

Seoul Shik Poom Inc. of Englewood, NJ is recalling Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar (4bags/432ml) because they may contain undeclared eggs. 

The recalled Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar(4bars/432 ml) was distributed nationwide through retail stores.

Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar (4bars/432 ml) was sold in a silver plastic cooling bag. The product has an expiration date of 03/20/2015 which is stamped on the package. For a list of UPC codes, visit the FDA website.


Sunburst Superfoods Recalls Organic Raw Carob Powder Because of Possible Health Risk

Sunburst Superfoods of Tuckahoe, NY, is recalling Sunburst SUPERFOODS Organic Raw Carob Powder sold from March 12, 2014 through July 28th, 2014, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Sunburst SUPERFOODS Organic Raw Carob Powder was distributed throughout the United States to consumers through online sales.

Sunburst SUPERFOODS Organic Raw Carob Powder was sold in One Pound and Five Pound bags with no coding. The product is packaged in re-sealable, all-natural brown paper bags with a thin metal and thin plastic lining on the interior of the bags. Visit the FDA website for complete information included in this recall.


CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat VR Green Farms Jarred Food Products Because of Botulism Risk

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because they may have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum.

Ingestion of botulism toxin from improperly processed jarred and canned foods may lead to serious illness and death.

VR Green Farms of San Clemente, California, is voluntarily recalling the following varieties of jarred food products: Pine Nut Basil Pesto, Pickled Farm Mix, Old World Tomato Sauce, Sundried Tomatoes in Olive Oil, Tuscan Grilling Sauce, and Pasta Sauce. These food products were sold under the VR Farms label and packaged in Mason-style glass jars with screw-on metal lids. The product labels do not include any coding or “use by” dates. 

The products were sold at the VR Green Farms stand in San Clemente, California and via the Internet to consumers throughout the United States.

For complete information regarding this recall, visit the FDA website.

 



Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Issues Voluntary Recall For Various Chunks of Energy Products Because They Contain Organic Carob Powder From Ciranda, Inc., Which May Be Contaminated With Salmonella

Lakewood, CO. Natural Grocers is issuing a voluntary recall of Chunks of Energy Carob Greens and Chunks of Energy Date / Flax/Tumeric because they contain organic carob powder from Ciranda, Inc., Hudson, WI 54016, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Products impacted by the recall include Natural Grocers bulk food brand labeled as follows:
CHUNKS OF ENERGY CAROB GREENS
Packed On dates: 155-14, 167-14, 175-14
CHUNKS OF ENERGY DATE / FLAX /TUMERIC
Packed On dates: 125-14, 133-14, 147-14, 155-14, 170-14, 181-14
Packed On dates appear near the bottom of the label affixed to each bag.
These products were repackaged by Natural Grocers and sold in small bags in the refrigerated bulk foods section of the stores. A black and white printed label is affixed to each bag. The product was distributed only to Natural Grocers’s 84 stores located in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
For complete information, visit the FDA website.

   



SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop issues voluntary recall of Raw Goat Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because of possible health risk

SW Wisc Dairy Goat Products Coop of Mt Sterling, Wisc is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria. This is one of the 6 STEC strains that have been deemed to be of serious health concern.

This product was distributed in the Midwest and Southwest regions of the US. This product was sent through distributorship in Wisconsin and Georgia. From these two states this product was then sent to retail stores in the Midwest and Southwest.

This product was packed as an 8oz cryovac retail size piece with the code 103-114 on a sticker attached to the side of the cheese. This product is all white in appearance and has a front and back separate label. The back label is a black and white nutrition and ingredient label and the front label is a yellow and blue colored label with the Mt Sterling Coop Creamery brand name. "No illnesses have been reported to date."

Visit the FDA website for complete information.

Starway Inc. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Peony Mark Brand Roasted and Salted Pumpkin Seeds

Starway Incorporated, located in Brooklyn, NY, is recalling Peony Mark Brand Roasted and Salted Pumpkin Seeds because the product contains undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled Peony Mark Brand Roasted and Salted Pumpkin Seeds comes in a 12 oz. (340 gram) clear, un-coded plastic bag. The product was distributed nationwide. It is a product of China.

Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes regarding this recall.